Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Data Analytics Engineer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Analytics Engineer
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 882 880 884
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 -
Contract jobs requiring a Data Analytics Engineer 21 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.008% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 4
UK median daily rate £475 £600 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +76.47% -
10th Percentile £450 £513 £271
90th Percentile £588 £660 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 - £283
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 99,385 98,013 97,683
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.93% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 65,815 64,975 63,714
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.29%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,045 2,860 3,314
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.80 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.85 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% -

Data Analytics Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Data Analytics Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Analytics Engineer in the UK

Data Analytics Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Analytics Engineer.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Analytics Engineer in the UK

Data Analytics Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Analytics Engineer over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Analytics Engineer in the UK

Data Analytics Engineer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Analytics Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 21 £475 -20.83% 2
UK excluding London - 12 £475 - 2
London +18 9 £488 -18.75% 1
East of England - 6 £575 -
South East - 6 £475 - 1

Data Analytics Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Data Analytics Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Data Analytics Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Analytics
2 17 (80.95%) Apache Spark
2 17 (80.95%) Big Data
3 16 (76.19%) Data Analytics
4 13 (61.90%) Hadoop
5 12 (57.14%) Python
6 11 (52.38%) ETL
7 10 (47.62%) Finance
7 10 (47.62%) Apache Hive
8 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
8 9 (42.86%) SQL
8 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (38.10%) Kafka
10 7 (33.33%) Apache Flume
10 7 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
10 7 (33.33%) Visualisation
10 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (28.57%) Machine Learning
11 6 (28.57%) Amazon S3
11 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
11 6 (28.57%) MySQL
11 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
11 6 (28.57%) DevOps
11 6 (28.57%) Big Data Analytics
11 6 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
11 6 (28.57%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (28.57%) Data Science
11 6 (28.57%) Amazon Aurora
12 5 (23.81%) Azure Data Factory
12 5 (23.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse

Data Analytics Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (80.95%) Apache Spark
2 5 (23.81%) SAS
3 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon EMR
2 6 (28.57%) Amazon S3
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (23.81%) Azure Data Factory
3 5 (23.81%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (4.76%) GitHub
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Firewall
1 4 (19.05%) Internet
1 4 (19.05%) SSH
1 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (80.95%) Big Data
2 13 (61.90%) Hadoop
3 10 (47.62%) Apache Hive
4 7 (33.33%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (28.57%) Amazon Aurora
5 6 (28.57%) MySQL
6 5 (23.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 5 (23.81%) Azure SQL Database
6 5 (23.81%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (23.81%) Data Lake
6 5 (23.81%) Data Mining
6 5 (23.81%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (23.81%) HBase
6 5 (23.81%) HDInsight
6 5 (23.81%) MongoDB
6 5 (23.81%) Redis
6 5 (23.81%) SAP BW
6 5 (23.81%) SAP HANA
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (19.05%) Flink
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Ant
1 1 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.76%) Bitbucket
1 1 (4.76%) CA Release Automation
1 1 (4.76%) Gradle
1 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.76%) Maven
1 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (23.81%) Retail
4 4 (19.05%) Legal
5 1 (4.76%) Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Kafka
2 4 (19.05%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (9.52%) CSS
3 2 (9.52%) CSS3
3 2 (9.52%) GraphQL
3 2 (9.52%) HTML
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) React
3 2 (9.52%) React Native
3 2 (9.52%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) Matplotlib
4 1 (4.76%) Seaborn
Miscellaneous
1 9 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (23.81%) Algorithms
3 2 (9.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.76%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Android
1 2 (9.52%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Analytics
2 16 (76.19%) Data Analytics
3 11 (52.38%) ETL
4 9 (42.86%) Computer Science
5 7 (33.33%) Visualisation
6 6 (28.57%) Big Data Analytics
6 6 (28.57%) Data Science
6 6 (28.57%) DevOps
6 6 (28.57%) Machine Learning
6 6 (28.57%) Statistical Modelling
7 5 (23.81%) Actionable Insight
7 5 (23.81%) Data Engineering
7 5 (23.81%) Data Integration
7 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
7 5 (23.81%) Data Security
7 5 (23.81%) Metadata Management
8 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
8 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
8 4 (19.05%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) R
4 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) ES7
5 2 (9.52%) Scala
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Apache Flume
2 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Automic
2 1 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Alteryx
1 5 (23.81%) Databricks
1 5 (23.81%) Informatica
1 5 (23.81%) MicroStrategy
1 5 (23.81%) Oracle
1 5 (23.81%) SAP
1 5 (23.81%) Talend